Solar Decathlon originated in the US and has been held biennially since 2002. It is a worldwide competition, taking place in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and China now.

The competition consists of 10 contests in which 5 parts are judged by sensory monitoring while other 5 parts are judged by the professional jury.

Qualified teams will have two years to prepare for the competition, starting from design and fund rising, and then constructing, transporting and assembling a fully equipped solar home.

Timeline

Design. Construction. Transport. Competition.

SOLAR DECATHLON MIDDLE EAST 2018

10 INTERDISCIPLINARY CONTESTS

01. Architecture

JURIED

02. Engineering & Construction

JURIED

03. Energy Management

MONITORISED

04. Energy Efficiency

JURIED+MONITORISED

05. Comfort Conditions

MONITORISED

06. House Functioning

MONITORISED

07. Sustainable Transportation

MONITORISED

08. Sustainability

JURIED

09. Communication

JURIED

10. Innovation

JURIED

SOLAR DECATHLON IS THE MOST IMPORTANT INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR SUSTAINABLE AND ENERGY EFFICIENT HOUSES.

16 teams from 12 countries

Solar Decathlon History

Solar Decathlon Europe 2014